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The Pagan Roots of Democracy
I stepped into the voting booth with civic pride and religious inspiration. The pastors urged the congregation to renew America and vote for a good Christian man, Ronald Reagan. I voted a straight Republican ticket. Those godless Democrats were no better than...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Buddhism: An Overview
BUDDHISM, as recognized by its million followers in the eastern and western world, is both a religion and a philosophy. It originated from the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama who become the Supreme Buddha.
Religions >> Buddhism
About Alchemy
"The science of alchemy I like very well, and indeed, 'tis the philosophy of the ancients. I like it not only for the profits it brings in melting metals, in decocting, preparing, extracting and distilling herbs, roots; I like it also for the sake of the...
Mystic Sciences >> Alchemy
King Arthur and the Cymry Heroes
The Celtic Britons called themselves the Cymry, which meant "fellow countrymen" in their Celtic tongue. Once Roman rule ended in Britain in about 410 A.D., a power vacuum developed, leading to the onslaught of Germanic invasions by Angles and Saxons,...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
The Twilight of the Celtic Gods
The Milesians, according to myth, were the first Celts to settle in Ireland. This group was named after the eight sons of Mil (some texts say King Milesius); these Gaelic peoples, the myths report, came to Ireland from Spain. Ironically, the first phase of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory

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A demon ate the sun: How solar eclipses inspired superstition
People would attempt to retrieve the temporarily stolen sun by making as much noise as possible, so as to scare the wolf into abandoning his meal, according to the 13th-century Icelandic author Snorri Sturluson, who wrote the book "Tales from Norse ...
Sturlunga Clan Trilogy Coming To Television
“The Sturlunga clan was the godfather of the 13th century, the most powerful Viking clan, fighting to take control the country,” Truenorth head of production Kristinn Thordarson said.
Icelandic, U.S. Producers Team on English-Language Skein 'The Last Vikings'
How faith conversion affected kings and their empires throughout history
The Anglo-Saxons, on the other hand, remained pagans for two more centuries. When Olaf Tryggvason became king of Norway in 995, he attempted to force the Vikings to convert to Christianity, launching decades of civil war in Scandinavia.
Battling and crafting like the old world
Each person picks a persona from a culture and time period that is pre-17th century, explained Leach, known as his 13th- to 14th-century Japanese persona Yoshi Shimizu. After some years of inactivity, the chapter is ramping up local events and meetings ...

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